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Funimation Unveils Alice & Zoroku Dub Cast

The Red Queen is helping to bring Alice’s Dream to life in North America.

Earlier today, Funimation unveiled their English dub cast for Alice & Zoroku. The series will star the following:

  • Sana: Sarah Wiedenheft
  • Zoroku Kashimura: John Swasey
  • Asahi Hinagiri: Brittany Karbowski
  • Yonaga Hinagiri: Brittany Lauda
  • Cleo: Ryan Reynolds
  • Shizuku Ichijo: Anastasia Munoz
  • Noriko Yamada: Madeleine Morris
  • Miriam “Minnie C” Tachibana: Colleen Clinkenbeard
  • Koichi Kito: Christopher Wehkamp
  • Chen (Episode 1): Jill Harris
  • Mitaka (Episode 1): Dave Trosko
  • Sawaki (Episode 1): J. Micheal Tatum
  • Suzuki (Episode 1): Jeremy Inman
  • Sanae Kashimura (Episode 2): Tia Ballard
  • Ryu Naito (Episode 2): Chuck Hüber
  • Chinatsu (Episode 2): Caitlin Glass
  • Ichiro (Episode 2): Clifford Chapin

Clifford Chapin is directing the adaptation, which features scripts by Bonny Clinkenbeard. Jamal Roberson is serving as lead ADR Engineer, with Matt Grounds serving as assistant ADR Engineer.

Funimation’s dub launched on FunimationNow earlier tonight. Alice and Zoroku began airing on Japanese TV on April 2.

Alice & Zoroku is based on Tetsuya Imai’s manga of the same name. Katsushi Sakurabi (Flying Witch, Lostorage incited WIXOSS) is directing the show at J.C. Staff, with Kazunori Iwakura (Sky Girls, Ai Yori Aoshi) providing character designs. Fumihiko Takayama (Sweet Blue Flowers, Yomigaeru Sora – RESCUE WINGS) is in charge of series composition.

Funimation describes the show as:

When trouble comes knocking, do you answer? What if that trouble is Sana, a little girl with the power to materialize anything she imagines? Old man Zouroku would prefer a quiet life, but even he can’t turn away when the escaped test subject ends up in his care. As the unlikely duo make do, their friendship takes root. But first, Sana must learn to use her powers responsibly.

Source: Funimation Blog

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